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CINEMA MINIMA: Intelligence and connection for movie makers worldwide

CINEMA MINIMA in­formed, con­nec­ted, and de­light­ed movie makers a­round the world from 1997 to 2015.

The publication promoted the in­terests and as­pira­tions of mid­career pro­fes­sion­als who make movies far from Holly­wood. Among CINEMA MINIMA’s audience, 66% of its members pursue their careers outside the United States.

CINEMA MINIMA’s thirty, in­ter­na­tion­al cor­res­pon­dents—working as accredited press in Africa, Asia, Europe, India, North America, and South America—filed reports in a 24-hour-a-day, on­line news­room, cov­er­ing film markets and film festi­vals around the world.

In 2005, CINEMA MINIMA was the most popular movie-maker website in the world—attracting more daily visitors than IndieWire, Variety, or Hollywood Reporter, according to Amazon’s Alexa ranking service.

CINEMA MINIMA published the first podcast for movie makers in 2005. It launched the first filmmaker-news app for iPhone in 2007. In that same year, it began its education initiative, “Sustainable Cinema”; and its outreach program, “Far from Hollywood,” a season of mixers for filmmakers, in Paris, France, and in Mumbai, India.

CINEMA MINIMA was founded by Austin Burbridge, its executive edit­or (editor in chief) and publisher.